JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” has summarized the Company’s operating results for the month of July and seven months of 2007.
In July 2007 the Company has served 846,6 thousand passengers (including 6,4 thousand on charter flights), made 2 billion 530 million passenger-kilometers. The occupancy rate for the passengers seats in July was 77,4%, revenue load rate was 59,5%.
In comparison with 2006 figures the volume of operations in July has increased: air-passenger operation - 110,1% (+77,7 thousand passengers), passenger turnover - 107,9% (+185,9 million passenger-kilometers). Air-passengers operation on international airlines has increased by 8,3% (+42,5 thousand passengers). In accordance with adopted strategy performance of passenger operation on internal airlines was growing rapidly – by 13.5% (+35,2 thousand passengers).
During seven months of 2007 Aeroflot has served 4 million 620 thousand passengers, which corresponds to the growth of 16,4% (+650,8 thousand passengers) comparing with same figure in the last year. Increase of passengers turnover comprised 14,4% (+1753,8 million passenger-kilometers). The occupancy rate for the passengers seats was 69,8%, revenue load rate was 55,0%.
Joint Stock Company "Aeroflot - Russian Airlines" (AFLT) is a recognized leader on Russian civil aviation market, in fact the company is the national carrier. Being the biggest aviation company in the country Aeroflot annually serves more than 7 million passengers, same figure being taken together with Aeroflot subsidiaries comes to 9 million passengers a year, i.e. 23% from total number of Russian air passengers. Having a fleet of 83 air vehicles the company makes flights to 93 destinations in 47 countries worldwide (302 flights a day). The company controls 51% of Russian international flights and approximately 12% of internal flights. Net profit of the company in 2006 was 7.9 billion Rubles ($258.1 million in accordance with IFRS).
Aeroflot is one of the oldest aviation companies in the world and one of the most famous brands on the globe. Established in 1923 the company is now being based in Moscow in Sheremetyevo international airport. In 2006 Aeroflot became first Russian aviation company to join global SkyTeam alliance. Integrated flight network of the alliance combines 728 destinations in 149 countries around the world. This ensures ultimately unlimited traveling opportunities for all Aeroflot' passengers. Aeroflot' clients may enjoy all frequent flyer and bonus programs of the alliance partners. More information is available on www.skyteam.com.
Aeroflot is the one and only IOSA safety standard certified aviation operator in Russia. On-line booking may be accomplished and paid on www.aeroflot.ru.